Seventh-seeded Ramblers seek first league tourney title since 1985
Jordan Hicks records career-best 26 points and seven boards in final home game
Ramblers searching for first victory in a regular-season finale since 2006
Hicks scores team-high 20 points for short-handed Ramblers
Loyola looks to avoid falling below .500 for first time this season
High School: Had a highly decorated prep career at one of the top programs in the state of Illinois, Peoria Manual High School...as a senior, put up 15.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game and shot 51 percent (181 for 353) from the field and 72 percent (73 for 101) from the foul line...Associated Press First Team All-State and all-conference pick and also was named all-area and to the Pontiac All-Tournament Team in 2011-12...helped Manual finish the 2011-12 season ranked No. 2 in Class 3A and led the squad to a share of the Mid-State 6 Conference crown...collected his first career double-double with 21 points and 10 boards in a victory over Peoria Central...during his junior campaign, averaged 15.0 ppg and 3.7 apg en route to all-conference, Associated Press Honorable Mention All-State and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Second Team All-State recognition...as a sophpmore, helped Manual to a runner-up finish at the IHSA Tournament...high school coach was Derrick Booth...played AAU for Illinois Wolves.